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2011-06-17 09:18:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oral cancer claims more lives than leukemia, Hodgkin's lymphoma, laryngeal cancer, testicular cancer, thyroid cancer, or skin cancer.

2011-06-11 00:00:30

June 13th Event to Call Attention to Need for Early Detection Burnaby, BC (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 LED Dental Inc.

2011-05-26 21:05:00

GRAPEVINE, Texas, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred people in the United States every day will be diagnosed with oral cancer and one person every hour of the day will die from it, according to the Oral Cancer Foundation.

2011-05-18 04:00:00

Non-profit leads coalition of strategic partners to effect nationwide increase in screening and awareness efforts NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oral cancer is an insidious disease that too often is not discovered until very late in its development, as it might not produce symptoms the average person may notice.

2011-05-09 00:00:28

With a mortality rate over 50% at 5 years, one person every hour of every day dies of oral cancer in the U.S. However, if detected early the survival rate is nearly 90%.

2011-04-20 10:54:00

10 Minutes of Preventative Cancer Screening that can Help Save Lives DETROIT, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center in Detroit will be conducting free oral, head and neck cancer screenings on Friday, May 13, from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., in conjunction with National Oral Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week (May 8 - 14.) This is the second year Karmanos is offering the free screening.

2011-04-13 05:00:00

ORANGE, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades, the incidence of oral cancer has remained nearly constant, partly because it can be difficult to detect.

2011-04-12 15:14:36

Squamous cell cancers of the oral cavity and esophagus are common throughout the world, with over 650,000 cases of oral cancer each year and esophageal cancer representing the sixth most common cause of cancer death in men.

2011-04-11 11:45:00

Dentists Offering Free Screenings in April for Oral Cancer Awareness Month CHICAGO, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) and the Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) encourage people to take part in Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April by visiting a dentist for a free oral cancer screening.

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2011-04-08 14:48:20

According to a study released on Friday, about one in 10 cancers in men and one in 33 in women in western European countries are caused by current and past alcohol consumption.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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